Our Story

Rocking stages since 2014 Sons of Liberty are a band of seasoned musicians from Bristol and South Wales.  We were drawn together by our shared love of the incredible music of the Southern States of America....and our desire to share this with the people of the UK.  An energetic band who deliver an authentic show based on professional musical ability.

The idea for the band started on a road trip to go and buy a used guitar...... Andy and Fred were listening to southern rock music in the van.  'Why the hell is nobody playing this stuff....we gotta put a band together and do this"....the rest is history!  The guitar duo knew who they needed as a front man...former Mick Underwood's Glory Road vocalist Rob Cooksley.  The Rhythm section of Drummer Steve Byrne and Bassist Mark Thomas were the next obvious choices. As soon as we told them what we were doing we got a resounding Hell Yeah!  The result is a band of people who love the music, know how to play and know how to put on a rocking show.  We always get asked back!


2018 saw the band release their highly acclaimed debut EP '...Shinola' - 100% home grown and 100% Southern!.  Tracks are featured regularly on Rock Radio stations such as Hard Rock Hell Radio (UK), Rock Rage Radio and  and Flying V Radio in the USA.

The band released the follow up 'Aged in Oak' in September 2018 and it's kind of gone ballistic for us ever since!

The band are currently promoting their forthcoming album 'Animism' - scheduled for release October 25th 2019 on Roulette Records

Sons of Liberty are proud to part of the UK's resurgence of quality Classic Rock - The New Wave of Classic Rock (NWOCR)

The Band is gigging regularly across the UK and is building a solid reputation.  We have shared a stage with Skinny Molly (featuring ex-Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackfoot members) and Stone Broken, southern rock legend Jay Johnson has opened up for us.  Our appearance at Giants of Rock 2019 with Skid Row, FM and The Sweet has secured us a prestigious main stage slot for Giants of Rock 2020.  2018 saw the band heading out on the road and 2019 is seeing us doing a lot more travelling to entertain you at some great festivals and exciting shows including Hard Rock Hell C.R.O.W.S. with Molly Hatchet and The Kentucky Headhunters and Planet Rockstock with Uriah Heap, Last In Line and The Dan Reed Network  Follow us on facebook for regular updates and other nonsense and feel free to contact us if you need some sweet southern rock at your venue or event.

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Sons of Liberty use Dean Markley strings

Sons of Liberty use Dean Markley strings